Permits have been filed for a 12-story affordable housing building at 2850 Webster Avenue in Fordham Manor, The Bronx. Located between Oliver Place and East 199th Street, the lot is one block from the Botanical Garden stop on the Metro-North. The closest subway station is Kingsbridge Road, serviced by the B and D trains. Russell Lang of Douglaston Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
L+M Development Partners and Prudential Financial have teamed up to complete a sweeping renovation of Zion Towers, an affordable housing block in Newark, New Jersey. In a recent announcement, the two firms also revealed a successfully brokered deal with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs to extend the property’s Section 8 contract for an additional 11 years to facilitate necessary financing to begin capital improvements within.
Work has officially begun on The Huguenot, one of latest developments to begin construction as part of an initiative to transform and reinvigorate downtown New Rochelle. From developer CAC Realty Group, the property is located at 387 Huguenot Street and will eventually contain a mix of residential area, retail space, and a community-operated art gallery. The structure will top off at six stories and measure approximately 54,000 square feet.
Following an outcry from local residents and community officials, the Department of City Planning has proposed a series of zoning amendments and land-use actions known as the Bushwick Neighborhood Plan.
Park Avenue Green, a new affordable housing community in the South Bronx is officially the largest Passive House development in North America. Defined by a stringent checklist of sustainable requirements, the project’s design reduces the expenditure of energy by incorporating a thoroughly sealed building envelope, advanced ventilation systems, low-energy cooling systems, and rooftop solar panels.